Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE

Name: NOST, JOHN (VAN) [2]*
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1765
Nature: Statue of George III, presented to merchants of Dublin by Duke of Northumberland, 1765.
Refs: J. Warburton, J. Whitelaw and R. Walsh, History of the City of Dublin (1818), I, 522; W.G. Strickland, A Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913), II, 484,487;  Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture:  Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press:  New Haven & London, 2010), 12(illus.).

Name: WORKMAN, JAMES
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768
Nature: James Workman, Cavan, a competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781

Name: SANDYS, FRANCIS [1]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: Signed, undated front and side elevations (on one sheet) for sale in Mealy's book sale, Dublin, 8 Dec 2009, lot 442;  B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.


Name: COOLEY, THOMAS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-1778
Nature: TC's design came first in competition of 1768-1769 and was executed. Awarded prize of £100.
Refs: Client's and working drawings in IAA, Murray Collection nos. 357-374 (see Murray Collection catalogue, pp. 134-138); MS letter from Cooley to Sir William Chambers, Dublin, 22 Aug 1869, on behalf of Royal Exchange trustees, requesting incormation on prices currently being paid to masons employed on public buildings in London in British Architectural Library manuscripts collection, CHA.2/26;  James Malton, A Picturesque and descriptive view of the city of Dublin (1799), unpaginated;   IB 9, 1 Feb 1867, 27; B 27, 2,9 Oct 1869, 781,803; 28, 12 Mar 1870, 210; E. McParland, 'James Gandon and the Royal Exchange Competition, 1768-69', in JRSAI 102 (1972), 58-72;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 361-3. 

Name: BEAUFORD, WILLIAM
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: J.W.L.
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Shortlisted competition entrant.
Refs: T.S. Mulvany, ed., The Life of James Gandon (1846), 31-32; B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: T.M.T.
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: J.C.
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: T.S.
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: N.J.
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: J.T.
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: SANDBY, THOMAS #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Placed third in competition. (Malton says placed second, with premium of £60.)
Refs: Unfinished design in RIBA Drawings Collection, see Margaret Richardson, ed., Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects S (1976), 18 (another drawing at Vassar College, USA); elevation, formerly in collection of Sir John Summerson (d. 1992), subsequently offered for sale sale by Charles Plante Fine Arts, London    James Malton, A Picturesque and descriptive view of the city of Dublin (1799, unpaginated;   B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: ROGERS, THOMAS [1]#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant. Exhibits design for a royal exchange, 1770.
Refs: Design exh. Society of Artists 1770 (no. 240)

Name: RIOU, STEPHEN #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: RICHARDSON, GEORGE #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: RAWLINS, THOMAS #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: PRIESTLEY, MICHAEL
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: OMER, ROWLAND
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: NEWTON, WILLIAM #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: Plans, elevations, s. & d., W. Newton, Hatton Garden, London, 1768, in IAA, Murray Collection, Acc. 92/46, nos. 351-359; elevation in British Library (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: NAYLOR, WILLIAM RIGBY #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant (2 designs).
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: MYERS, GRAHAM
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: 'Myers & Sproule' competition entrants. (Perhaps Christopher Myers[1])
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: MYERS, CHRISTOPHER [1]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: 'Myers & Sproule' competition entrants. (Perhaps Graham Myers)
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: MACK, ROBERT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: LOVEL, JAMES #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: LODGE NO. 158
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: LIGHTOLER, TIMOTHY #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: LEROUX, JACOB #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: JOHNSTON, EDWARD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: JENKINS, J. #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781

Name: JARRATT, THOMAS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Submitted 3 plans in competition; one of the 3 Irish entrants who was awarded a consolation prize 'as an encouragement to the architects of this country'.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781; Freeman's Journal, 14-18 Mar 1769 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); Faulkner's Dublin Journal, 21-23 Mar 1769

Name: IVORY, THOMAS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Entered two designs in competition; one of the 3 Irish entrants who was awarded a consolation prize 'as an encouragement to the architects of this country'.
Refs: Faulkner's Dublin Journal, 21-23 Mar 1769; IB 11, 2 Oct 1869, 781; E. McParland, 'Thomas Ivory', BIGS 17 (Jan-Jun 1974), 17

Name: HOPE, JOHN #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Submitted design jointly with his brother Samuel Hope.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781

Name: GRACE, OLIVER
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Submitted 2 plans in competition
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781

Name: EDWIN, RICHARD #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781

Name: GANDON, JAMES
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant, placed 2nd. (Malton says placed 3rd with prize of 30 guineas.
Refs: James Malton, A Picturesque and descriptive view of the city of Dublin (1799, unpaginated; ,a;  B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781; see E. McParland, James Gandon: Vitruvius Hibernicus (1985), refs. as in index.

Name: CHEARNLEY, ANTHONY
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781

Name: FELLOW, JOHN #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781

Name: EVERARD, - #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: DONN, WILLIAM #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant; design commended by Trustees.
Refs: 2 elevations exh. RA 1770, nos. 72,73; Anthologia Hibernica (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781

Name: DE LA ROCHE, PETER #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: CRUNDEN, JOHN #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: 'Thomas Crunden' a competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781;  Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008) , 288.

Name: CHAMBERS, WILLIAM (SIR) #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: WC may have entered competition.
Refs: M.J. Craig, The Volunteer Earl (London, 1948), 252,257-8; Historical Manuscripts Commission, 12th Report, Appendix Part X (1891), 290,291

Name: CAMPLING, JAMES #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: JC exh. elevation at Free Society of Artists, 1770; competition entrant?
Refs: Graves

Name: BYRNE, JOHN [2]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781

Name: BLACKHALL, ARTHUR #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781

Name: BLACKBURN, WILLIAM #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781

Name: BARBER, WILLIAM [1]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Submitted 2 plans in competition
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781

Name: SPROULE, SAMUEL [1]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: 'Myers & Sproule' competition entrants. (?Christopher or Graham Myers & SS) Judged to have submitted one of three best Irish entries and awarded piece of plate worth 30 guineas.
Refs: Faulkner's Dublin Journal, 21-23 Mar 1769; B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: STEVENS, EDWARD #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant. Designs exh. RA 1770.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781; RA 1770, nos. 176-178.

Name: W.
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.

Name: WHISCARD, JOHN #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781

Name: WIGGENS, THOMAS #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1768-69
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781

Name: VIERPYL, SIMON *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1771ca
Nature: SV and John Morgan[1] responsible for stone carving.
Refs: Faulkner's Dublin Journal, 10-13 Aug 1771

Name: MORGAN, JOHN [1]*
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1771ca
Nature: Simon Vierpyl and John Morgan[1] responsible for stone carving.
Refs: Faulkner's Dublin Journal, 10-13 Aug 1771

Name: SMYTH, EDWARD *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1772-1779
Nature: Statue of Charles Lucas, MP. Model exh. Society of Artists, 1772. Winning entry in competition. Completed 1779.
Refs: J. Warburton, J. Whitelaw and R. Walsh, History of the City of Dublin (1818), I, 522; Dublin Penny Journal 1, 1 Jun 1833, 38; 9; W.G. Strickland, A Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913), II, 384; G. Breeze & M. Wynne, Society of Artists in Ireland:  Index of Exhibits, 1765-80  (National Gallery of Ireland, 1985), 27;  Viola B.M Barrow, 'Edward Smyth', a talk read to the Old Dublin Society in 1979 and published Dublin Historical Record 52, no. 1 (Spring 1999), 62-64; Patrick Lenehan, 'Edward Smyth, Dublin's Sculptor', Irish Arts Review Yearbook 1989-1990, 72(illus.); Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 364.

Name: EATON, BENJAMIN [2]*
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1810
Nature: BE carpenter for repairs and improvements.
Refs: CARD XVI, 190-191

Name: CHANTREY, FRANCIS LEGATT (SIR) *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1827
Nature: Statue of Henry Grattan
Refs: Model exh. RA 1826, no. 1067;  Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture:  Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press: New Haven & London, 2010), 102, Fig. 143..

Name: HOGAN, JOHN *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1843
Nature: Colossal marble statue of Thomas Drummond (1797-1840).
Refs: John Turpin, John Hogan: Irish Neoclassical Sculptor in Rome (Irish Academic Press, 1982), 71(illus.), 143-4;  Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture:  Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press:  New Haven & London, 2010), 64.


Name: HOGAN, JOHN *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: 1843 or 1846
Nature: Colossal marble statue of Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847), originally in front of building. Date given as 1843 by Murphy and 1846 by Turpin.)
Refs: John Turpin, John Hogan: Irish Neoclassical Sculptor in Rome (Irish Academic Press, 1982), 71(illus.), 83(illus.),144-5;  Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture:  Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press:  New Haven & London, 2010), 64(illus.),186-7(illlus.)


Name: PARKE, EDWARD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: ?
Nature: 'Palisade'.
Refs: Wide Streets Commissioners' maps, NA/PRO 461 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44).

Name: THORP, CHARLES [1] *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: ?
Nature: Plasterwork in stair halls and council chamber.
Refs: The Picture of Dublin (1821), ?; Georgian Society Records (1909-13), III, Pl. 81; Dublin Historical Record 16 (Mar 1961), 102; C.P. Curran, Dublin Decorative Plasterwork of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (1967), 76-7;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 363.

Name: ADAM, ROBERT #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE
Date: ?
Nature: 2 alternative designs for pedestal of statue of George II.
Refs: Drawings in Soane Museum, Adam vol. 49 (nos. 63 & 64) (photocopies in IAA, RP.B.49)